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What is Your Cookie Dough Horoscope?

The stars have aligned, and so have the pastry mixers. Open your mind to these twelve cookie dough recipes (safe and specially designed to be eaten uncooked) and see what culinary guidance lies in the chocolate chips and raisins. Aries: Chocolate chip cookie dough pizza Your various responsibilities swirl like tapioca pearls in a blender,…

Trick or Treat? Nine Homemade Halloween Candy Recipes

Let’s face it, there are two kinds of grown-ups on Halloween: Those who skimp on the candy, and those who don’t. But instead of stocking up on sackfuls of Snickers and M&Ms, trick out your treats with these spooktacular homemade candy recipes. 1. Candy corn from scratch There is a reason candy corn is the…

5 Chicken Soup Recipes You Never Thought Of

There is really nothing like a bowl of Western-style chicken soup. Its warm, golden broth, light-yet-meaty texture and amazingly simple recipe has been passed down from kitchen to kitchen for centuries. Here’s how to make it (serves six): Melt some butter in a saucepan and lightly fry some carrots, onions and celery, all finely chopped….

Pickles of the World and How to Make Them

Ever wonder how a cucumber becomes pickles? Well, it’s a very jarring experience. Done laughing? Ok. Let’s talk about pickles, the sharp, sour condiment and side dish essential to relish any burger, sandwich and hot dog. But what is a pickle, anyway? In the west, especially, a pickle is a stand-in for pickled cucumber, sometimes…

Hot Time for a Hot Dog

Happy International Hot Dog Day, celebrating one of the most famous yet also most humble foods. For a century, the tried and true sausage in a bun has been the go-to comfort food around the world. But wait, you say: aren’t we all eating fresh, local and healthy? And aren’t hot dogs generally made from…

Seven Must-Follow Asian Cooking Blogs

In the internet age, the best recipes can come from anyone, anywhere – it doesn’t have to be that cooking bible your grandmother swore by. So, after much deliberation, we’ve made a list of some of our favourite food sites from across the region. The following list includes blogs of all different styles, from big-name…